Bashima Islam, an engineer from Bangladesh, has been named in the Forbes 30 under 30 list 2022 under the science category.
"Islam, an incoming assistant professor at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), is engineering the next generation of internet of things [IoT] devices to operate without batteries. She is developing intermittently powered devices using solar energy and radio frequency, as well as an acoustic sensing wearable to warn pedestrians of the danger of approaching cars", reads her profile on the Forbes website.
"The interdisciplinary nature of my research involves diverse domains including Machine Learning, Mobile Computing, Embedded Systems, and Ubiquitous Computing", Bashima says on the WPI website.
She received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) in 2021, and her BSc in Computer Science and Engineering (CSE) from Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET) in 2016.
Posted on: [2021-12-02]